2 Hour Drive W/ Buttercream

Decorating By tudie123 Updated 15 Jan 2015 , 5:31am by kakeladi

tudie123 Posted 14 Jan 2015 , 10:26pm
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I have a wedding cake to do and they want all buttercream.  It will have to travel by car for about 2 hours.  I have had trouble in the past with vibration causing the bc to droop and sag.  Need some pointers on how to stabilize the transport so that won't happen.  Thanks everyone.

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maybenot Posted 14 Jan 2015 , 11:00pm
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Well, if it's a soft BC recipe, you may need to finds something a bit more stable.  Temperature is always an issue, so a cold cake to start with & a cool car while traveling is a good idea.

 

I place all cakes on at least 2 inches of memory foam when driving.  This dampens the vibration of the car and helps a lot.  The cake should also be as near the center of the car--front to back & left to right--as possible, completely level,  AND never in an enclosed trunk.

kakeladi Posted 15 Jan 2015 , 5:31am
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Oh my goodness hon, I have traveled as much as 3-4 hours with b'cream and *NEVER!* has such problems.  It probably is the recipe you are using.  And as the other posted said, watch the temp in the cake & start w/a cold cake.

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